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How United did against Hull last season


Saturday afternoon sees Hull City visit Old Trafford, a game that saw a 3-1 win for the home side last season. Interim boss Ryan Giggs gave home debut starts to two forwards, 20-year-old Welshman Tom Lawrence and teenager James Wilson, the younger man rewarding the Manager with a brace in a game he’s unlikely to forget. It was a game tinged with drama, as the home side bid farewell to captain Nemanja Vidić and Giggs himself made an appearance on the pitch, to make those of us old enough to remember pine for the days of the Player-Manager.

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15 Reasons on the Complexity of Transfer Speculation and Silly Season!!


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Does the picture above demonstrate how you react at times during the transfer silly season? If so, you’ve come to the right place. When transfer speculation starts to heat up, the experience can be just as frustrating as watching your team play well below its potential. Or even worse, being led on by someone you really like when, in the end, that person was toying with you throughout the entire process. What a waste of time eh?! Yet so often during high periods of transfer speculation,  you’re led on a merry chase only to be left disappointed in the end. How can we better equip ourselves to help limit the frustration and be more aware of the bigger picture? Read on to find out! Read the full story

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United’s Dutch connection


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And so the inevitable finally becomes a reality. Louis van Gaal is the new Manchester United manager, an unsurprising but highly important piece of news which will prove vital to the future of the Old Trafford club. He will leave his current job – as boss of his national side, the Netherlands – following the conclusion of his team’s involvement in this summer’s World Cup.

Yet the Netherlands – the home of legal weed, Total Football and a loads and loads of flat land – has produced surprisingly few players who have gone on to star for Manchester United. Only eight, in fact, one of whom is Alexander ttner, a player so raw, excitable and defensively shaky it seems likely he won some sort of scarcely publicised competition to win brief ownership of the No.28 shirt at Old Trafford. Read the full story

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